Aug
24
Thu
American Red Cross Blood Drive @ Ike Owings Community Center
Aug 24 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
Sep
9
Sat
BTFP Field Trip Zoo Atlanta @ Arbor Place Mall
Sep 9 all-day
BTFP Field Trip Zoo Atlanta @ Arbor Place Mall | Douglasville | Georgia | United States

Join Beyond the Front Porch as we tour Zoo Atlanta that houses over 1,500 animals representing more than 220 species. The zoo is home to the nation’s largest zoological collections of gorillas and orangutans and is one of only four zoos in the U.S. currently housing giant pandas. This activity, transportation and lunch is FREE for students on free/reduced lunch and $25 for all others. Register online at www.beyondthefrontporch.org, email info@beyondthefrontporch.org or call Kascia Lipford (404) 408-6448

Family Reunion Workshop @ Hunter Park
Sep 9 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Family Reunion Workshop @ Hunter Park | Douglasville | Georgia | United States

The Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) of Douglasville will host a Family Reunion Workshop on Saturday, September 9, 2017  from 10am to 12pm at the Ike Owing Community Center at Hunter Park, 8830 Gurley Road in Douglasville. The workshop is designed to assist families with organizing, planning and hosting a fun and successful family reunion. This event is free and open to the public, but registration is required.

Sep
23
Sat
September Saturdays Festival – Family Day + School Expo + Jobs Fair @ Douglas County Courthouse
Sep 23 @ 11:30 am – 6:00 pm
September Saturdays Festival - Family Day + School Expo + Jobs Fair @ Douglas County Courthouse | Douglasville | Georgia | United States

Douglas County’s largest annual festival! Free Admission, Open to the Public! Free concerts by school, community & church choruses/choirs & other programs on the Courthouse steps every 30 minutes. Free Community Marketplace featuring booths from organizations, businesses, churches, schools, clubs – a cross-section of Douglas County. Free Computerized Child ID Program inside the Courthouse. Free train ride, carnival ride, inflatable game are, rock climbing wall & more. Food Court. Pet adoptions from the Douglas County Animal Shelter on site. Free Admission, Free Parking, Free Fun for the Whole Family!

Sep
30
Sat
September Saturdays Festival – Heroes Day + Touch-a-Truck Experience @ Douglas County Courthouse
Sep 30 @ 11:30 am – 6:00 pm
September Saturdays Festival - Heroes Day + Touch-a-Truck Experience @ Douglas County Courthouse | Douglasville | Georgia | United States

Douglas County’s largest annual festival! Free Admission, Open to the Public! Free concerts by school, community & church choruses/choirs & other programs on the Courthouse steps every 30 minutes. Free Community Marketplace featuring booths from organizations, businesses, churches, schools, clubs – a cross-section of Douglas County. Free Computerized Child ID Program inside the Courthouse. Free train ride, carnival ride, inflatable game are, rock climbing wall & more. Food Court. Pet adoptions from the Douglas County Animal Shelter on site. Free & Confidential HIV Testing inside the Courthouse. Free Touch-a-Truck Experience featuring equipment and vehicles from Douglas County Fire/EMS, Sheriff’s Department, Douglasville Police Department & military for the young and the young at heart to enjoy. Meet & greet our heroes!Free Admission, Free Parking, Free Fun for the Whole Family!

Oct
14
Sat
BTFP Field Trip Museum of Aviation @ Arbor Place Mall
Oct 14 all-day
BTFP Field Trip Museum of Aviation @ Arbor Place Mall  | Douglasville | Georgia | United States

Join Beyond the Front Porch as we visit the Museum of Aviation in Warner Robins GA.This will be a tour of one or more buildings at the Museum. We will also go inside the C-130 Hercules airplane for an inside-an-aircraft experience. While inside of the C-130 Hercules we will watch a film of the Paratroopers at Fort Benning, Georgia. This activity, transportation and lunch is $25. Register today online at www.beyondthefrontporch.org, email info@beyondthefrontporch.org or call Kascia Lipford (404) 408-6448

2017 Police Department Fall Festival & Safety Expo @ Douglasville Public Safety Complex
Oct 14 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
2017 Police Department Fall Festival & Safety Expo @ Douglasville Public Safety Complex | Douglasville | Georgia | United States

t’s that time again! Join the Douglasville Police Department for their the annual Douglasville Police Department Fall Festival and Safety Expo on Saturday, October 14, from 10am – 4pm. Vendors are needed so if you would like to set up a booth at our event, contact Tammy Jewell for more information (jewellt@douglasvillega.gov or 678-293-1793). Registration is $25 and all proceeds go toward the DCOP Toy Drive. We hope to see you there! #onewithourcommunity #visitdouglasville

Oct
21
Sat
21 st Annual Chili Cook-Off @ O'Neal Plaza
Oct 21 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
21 st Annual Chili Cook-Off @ O'Neal Plaza | Douglasville | Georgia | United States

The Cultural Arts Council of Douglasville/Douglas County is delighted to announce the 21st annual Chili Cook Off competition in downtown Douglsville on Saturday, October 21st from 6-9 p.m. This fun-filled fundraising event will be held in conjunction with the Rogue Runners Moonlight Run. All proceeds will benefit the CAC and its programs throughout the year.

Join us for the Children’s Halloween Costume Contest portion of the evening. We can’t let the kids have all the fun, this year we are adding an adult costume contest.

Sponsored by John Bleakley Ford, Georgia Power and Chapel Hill News and Views.

Oct
28
Sat
Hunters Harvest | Fall Festival Arts & Crafts Show @ Hunter Park
Oct 28 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Hunters Harvest | Fall Festival Arts & Crafts Show @ Hunter Park | Douglasville | Georgia | United States

The 3rd annual Hunters Harvest Fall Festival and Arts & Craft show at Hunter Park will be held on October 28, 2017 from 11 am-5 pm. This event will feature vendors from all over West Georgia and Metro Atlanta with varying arts and crafts items. Over 40 vendors are expected to attend. The fall festival will also include multiple play areas that all the family can enjoy (carnival wristband $3). All festival attendees are encouraged to wear costumes. For more information contact Kendrick Davis at 678-449-3166 or davisk@douglasvillega.gov.

Nov
10
Fri
BTFP Field Trip National Infantry Museum and Soldier’s Center @ Arbor Place Mall
Nov 10 all-day
BTFP Field Trip National Infantry Museum and Soldier's Center @ Arbor Place Mall | Douglasville | Georgia | United States

Join Beyond the Front Porch as we visit the Museum of Aviation in Warner Robins GA.This will be a tour of one or more buildings at the Museum. We will also go inside the C-130 Hercules airplane for an inside-an-aircraft experience. While inside of the C-130 Hercules we will watch a film of the Paratroopers at Fort Benning, Georgia. This activity, transportation and lunch is FREE for students on free / reduced lunch and $25 for all others. Register today online at www.beyondthefrontporch.org, email info@beyondthefrontporch.org or call Kascia Lipford (404) 408-6448